Plenty of the world's cities are known for their congested roads and insane traffic jams -- Beijing, New Delhi, Mexico City, and Istanbul all come readily to mind. But in Moscow, elites are taking their desire to avoid traffic to deadly extremes.
Today's LA Marathon followed a "Stadium to the Sea" route that has been in effect since 2009. The route was designed to showcase the City's landmarks from the East to the West. While looking at the map,
Since cars and parking lots are not going to disappear, let's appreciate the good ones. In South Beach, Miami, they have parking garages that are architectural and green. They are low-rise, well-designed, hold lots of cars and they
A good public transit system is one of the best ways to get cars off roads and people into buses and trains. London's system -- called the London Underground, or "the Tube" -- has been rolling along and expanding
Writer David Owen makes the now uncontroversial argument that cities are the greenest places we can live, given their scalability, mobility, and density. He's got a lot more unintuitive wisdom about cities, and how much better they can be: Traffic can
When the New York Police blamed cyclists for causing 75% of accidents -- without offering supporting data, the organization Right of Way struck back with a report showing only 25% of bikers at fault, and that only on the
The Beijing-Tibet Highway has been having a bit of a traffic jam- for nine days so far. The Traffic Bureau says the cause is "insufficient traffic capacity", which Bike Portland thinks is "hilarious....too many cars maybe?"
John previously wrote about how rural roads are going back to the stone age because of the cost of asphalt. The sticky black liquid was the bottom of the barrel in the oil industry, often sold at a loss, to be mixed with aggregates and